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A decorative pin worn on a necktie.


(Clothing & Fashion) the US name for tiepin



a straight pin with an ornamented head, used for holding an ascot or necktie in place.
[1900–05, Amer.]
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Noun1.stickpin - a decorative pin that is worn in a necktiestickpin - a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie
pin - a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment


[ˈstɪkpɪn] N (US) → alfiler m de corbata
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Another estate find is the collection of jeweled gold stickpins ($300-$500).
Cut black felt ovals for cheek patches for your buck and attach them to the decoy with stickpins.
One of the gold memorial stickpins that Queen Victoria designed for her servants to wear on the anniversary of his death is expected to fetch about 1,500 pounds while the teapot is expected to fetch up to 7,000 pounds.
Aside from paint and wallpaper, the exhibited piece is comprised of four components -- a two-part sign warning "No Photography," a pair of red life jackets (which upon close inspection bristle with stickpins) and a television.
If only one map is available, it should be mounted (magnets, stickpins, tape, or clips are useful if the map must be able to be removed after the assignment) to a board/wall so that all groups have access.
So he writes: "The newscasts are dust in vapors, and a map / where stickpins mark the travels of anchormen."
A huge map behind him is quilled with green and black stickpins showing (respectively) project sites and the main camps.
A world map filled with stickpins extends across one wall, along with the question, "Where in the world are you from?" A sign-up sheet nearby advertises an orientation scavenger hunt, followed by a detailed and mostly monosyllabic explanation of what a scavenger hunt is.
The industry has exchanged the ballerina carriage of the sparrow-like Shalom Harlow in the 1990s, for emotionless stickpins. Last year, two underweight South American models died.
A: A quick check of the Internet revealed numerous Beatles items being offered, including sheet music in the $25-$40 range; a Yellow Submarine ballpoint pen, $30; an assortment of stickpins for about $5 each; and a large "I Love the Beatles" pennant sold during their American tour, $300.
The symbolic and concrete evidence of these new patterns of consumption were the diamond-studded stickpins, gold pocketwatches, and hard cash pedestrians conspicuously paraded while traversing the streets.